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NASA shares first video and audio, new images from Mars Perseverance rover

By Ashley Strickland, CNN During its harrowing descent to the surface of Mars last Thursday, NASA’s Perseverance rover captured video that the agency is calling “How to Land on Mars.” The video, along with other newly released footage, gives earthlings back home a better sense of the sights and sounds on the red planet. Cameras

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Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine sharply reduces symptomatic Covid-19 in the real world, Israeli researchers say

By Arman Azad, CNN Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine appears to reduce symptomatic coronavirus infections by more than 90% in the real world, Israeli researchers said Sunday. The findings, while preliminary, suggest that the vaccine remains remarkably effective in a mass vaccination campaign — outside the carefully controlled conditions of a clinical trial. The Clalit Research Institute,

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Healthcare workers treat patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., December 28, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Vaccines — despite variants — are still good news

By Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent As a third vaccine against Covid-19 stands ready to be evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization, I feel the same awe and thrill that I did back in December when the first vaccine took that same consequential step. After reporting on

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TikTok is giving 10 colleges $10 million to boost minorities in health care

By Leah Asmelash, CNN If nothing else, 2020 has shown just how important health care workers and public health experts are. So, in an effort to show their support, TikTok is donating $10 million to 10 colleges serving underrepresented students. The video social network website made the announcement Wednesday, saying that each school would receive

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U.S. President Donald Trump is flanked by Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci and National Institutes of Health Doctor Kizzmekia Corbett, research fellow at the NIH Vaccine Research Center, as he listens to Doctor Barney Graham, deputy director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, following a briefing at the Vaccine Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., March 3, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Dr. Kizzy Corbert, Lead vaccine developer says she wants to help rebuild trust brick by brick

Lead vaccine developer says she wants to help rebuild trust brick by brick By Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Editor’s note: CNN’s Don Lemon and Dr. Sanjay Gupta explore vaccine hesitancy in the Black community on CNN TV’s “The Color of Covid: The Vaccines” Friday, December 18 at 10p ET. As the first

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Morehouse School of Medicine Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice receives a Covid-19 vaccine at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
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Dr. Valerie Montgomery-Rice, Morehouse dean takes Covid-19 vaccine on TV

By Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN Dr. Valerie Montgomery wants Americans to move away from vaccine hesitancy to acceptance — and she wants other Black people to do the same. The dean at the Morehouse School of Medicine took her first Covid-19 vaccine shot Friday morning on CNN with Dr. Sanjay Gupta at Grady Memorial Hospital

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NASA Hosts Virtual Event to Leverage STEM, Small Business Opportunities with Minority Colleges

NASA’s 15th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Technology Infusion Road Tour, a virtual event Nov. 18 and 19. More than 1,200 HBCUs and MSIs are participating in this event with representatives from NASA offices and mission directorates who will discuss the importance of partnerships with historically black colleges and the

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Prestigious National Award from the International Economic Development Council

The¬†U.S. Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park Corporation (RTPark)¬†‚Äď an independent affiliate of the University of the Virgin Islands‚ÄĒthis week received the¬†International Economic Development Council‘s Economic Development Organization (EDO) of the Year award.¬† The honor was presented at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference, which gathers over 1,400 economic development professionals from around

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